Qaim Ali Shah resigns as Sindh CM

KARACHI: Syed Qaim Ali Shah submitted his resignation as Sindh Chief Minister to Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad on Wednesday, Samaa reported.

According to our correspondent, the outgoing chief minister visited Governor House and handed his resignation to the governor.

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leadership had decided to make changes in Sindh cabinet including the chief minister in a meeting co-chaired by former President Asif Ali Zardari and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in Dubai.

Bilawal nominated provincial Finance Minister Murad Ali Shah as successor of Qaim Ali Shah.

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Waseem Akhtar makes confessions

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and Karachi Mayor-designate Waseem Akhtar made confessions of unarming police as part of conspiracy on May 12, 2007, the day Karachi witnessed a series of violent clashes between rival political activists on arrival of the then deposed Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Samaa reported.
Samaa obtained remand details of Waseem Akhtar presented before the court. According to details, the MQM leader, who was Sindh Home Minister in 2007, also confessed that he had directed shooting on people gathered to receive Iftikhar Chaudhry outside Karachi airport.

 

Two security personnel killed in Karachi gun attack

KARACHI: Unknown gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on a security vehicle in Karachi on Tuesday, killing two security personnel
The gun attack took place near Parking Plaza in Saddar.
According to police, unidentified armed men riding motorcycles targeted two personnel of a sensitive agency near Saddar Parking Plaza and escaped.
The injured personnel were rushed to hospital, where they succumbed to their wounds.
Dr Seemi Jamali, Director Emergency Department at Jinnah Hospital, confirmed the death of both the personnel identified as Abdul Razzaq and Khadim Hussain.
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France: At least 84 dead in ‘terrorist’ truck attack

NICE, FRANCE: A truck smashed into a crowd in the French resort of Nice, killing at least 84 people in what President Francois Hollande on Friday called a “terrorist” attack on revellers enjoying a Bastille Day fireworks display.

The driver was shot dead after barrelling the truck two kilometres (1.3 miles) through the festive crowd on the palm-lined Promenade des Anglais, sending hundreds fleeing in terror and leaving the area strewn with bodies.
Authorities said they found identity papers belonging to a 31-year-old French-Tunisian citizen in the truck, as well as “guns” and “larger weapons”.

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